Airbnb.org has announced a number of new partnerships with charities to offer free, temporary housing to up to 100,000 refugees fleeing the war in Ukraine.
- The online service has agreed to partner with a number of charities that will ensure that those who need it the most receive temporary housing.
- According to the statement of the service, today more than 33,000 homeowners have registered to offer housing to refugees under the program.
- Airbnb’s charitable arm revealed that it was collaborating with GLOBAL EMPOWERMENT MISSION INC, EURORDIS and Planting Peace, following on from similar partnerships with Refugees Welcome Italia and Rescate in Italy, RED ACOGE and Diaconía España Madrid in Spain, and Bienvenida in Berlin, Germany to offer housing to refugees.
- Other partnerships with Airbnb to provide free, short-term housing across Europe that were already announced include the International Organization for Migration, HIAS, Nova Ukraine and Save the Children International Sweden. Meanwhile, the organisation is working closely with the government in Germany and federal government in the United States – the latter backing up its commitment to welcoming up to 100,000 refugees escaping from the war.
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- Come Back Alive is one of the largest charitable foundations that supports Ukrainian soldiers, founded by the IT specialist Vitaliy Deynega. The organization collected more than 210 million UAH (more than $7M) in 2014. According to Na chasi, the Patreon page Come Back Alive is in the top ten projects by the number of financial donations.
- Army SOS, which develops drones;
- Everybody Can, an organization that supports internally displaced people;
- Help on the Ministry of Defense website.